Sep 16, 2015 10:03 PM EDT
Sleep Apnea is one thing that people often dismiss as snoring while you sleep. Few people, including the people suffering from it already, what serious complications Sleep Apnea could bring, its similar to seeing only the tip of an iceberg.
Under that is a more serious matter connected to major diseases such as high blood pressure. Even the snorer itself wouldn't take this issue seriously and wouldn't be concerned and consider going to the doctor. This could be of some serious and at times fatal to our health.
Sleep apnea is defined as a serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts throughout sleeping. This could be observed if you snore or feel exhausted even after a full night sleep. This could be the more obstructive sleep apnea where the throats relax, central sleep apnea which occurs when the brain doesn't send proper signals to the muscles that controls the breathing and the complex sleep apnea syndrome which appears when you both have the obstructive and central sleep apnea. The lifestyle, health and biological structure of the facial or oral could contribute to the cause of why you snore.
Treatments for this are available such with a doctor such as in a sleep laboratory where they would observe your sleeping pattern and assess snoring and oxygen saturation and degree of severity then provide appropriate treatment plan for the patient.
A device called Continuous airway pressure or CPAP which was the most common treatment plan where a device which would help a patient breathes better by keeping the airways unblocked. A study showed that CPAP is the most effective treatment to Sleep Apnea as in reduces the nerve activity, restoring the normal brain functions. Non surgical procedures such as diet and exercise could also improve and get rid of snoring or Sleep Apnea.
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